Volume 10 - Number 2 - Year 2020




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Editorial

Eduardo Gabe, MD, PhD, FACC (1953-2020). In memoriam

Back in March 28th when we were barely wrapping up the first issue of our journal for publication we found out about the sudded death of one of our members at the Editorial Committee, Dr. Eduardo Gabe, MD. I met Eduardo at Sanatorio Güemes at the end of 1979 and it would be the beginning of a relation of mutual respect and friendship. After my departure from Sanatorio Guemes in...


Artículo de Revisión

Multiorgan failure during COVID-19 pandemic in cardiova...

Patients with cardiovascular disease are at particular risk not just of the infection itself but of its cardiac complications. Cytokine storm is associated with mortality and is a key factor in determining the clinical course of extrapulmonary multiple-organ failure. Advanced cardiac and pulmonary support has been applied in selected COVID population. A 68-year-old man was hospitalized i...


Artículo de Revisión

Recommendations from CACI on interventional management ...

Back in December 2019, China identified the very first cases of SARS-CoV–2. Shortly after that, the WHO declared an international emergency and in February 2020 over 800 000 cases had already been confirmed1. This is a highly contagious viral infection with a high mortality rate in populations at risk2,3. This disease is characterized by a severe acute respiratory distress syndrome that...


Comunicaciones breves

ST-Segment elevation myocardial infarction in a Buenos ...

The highly infectious coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has caused the current COVID-19 pandemic has also caused the collapse of public healthcare systems of numerous countries in Asia, Europe, and America due to the need for ventilatory support in complex patients with long intensive care unit (ICU) stays. At the same time, consultations due to other prevalent conditions have gone down signifi...


Caso Clínico

Severe hemolysis after transapical closure of mitralpar...

Paravalvular leaks (PVL) occur in between 6% and 15% of valve replacement surgeries. They are most common in the mitral compared to the aortic position and their occurrence is traditionally associated with conditions such as tissue friability, calcification or infections. The presence of moderate or severe PVL after surgical or percutaneous valve replacement is associated with a higher mortal...


Caso Clínico

Endovascular management of a patient with a renal vascu...

Renal arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are abnormal communications between the intrarenal arterial and venous systems. AVMs are categorized as congenital, idiopathic, and acquired. The first amount to 25% of the total. They occur more often during the third and fourth decades of life mostly in women and in the right kidney. Acquired AVMs are also called AVF (arteriovenous fist...


Caso Clínico

Endovascular management of may-thurner syndrome

May-Thurner syndrome is a rare clinical entity in which the left common iliac vein is compressed by the right common iliac artery at L5 vertebra level. This sustained compression and trauma caused by the pulsatile energy of the artery on the vein damages the intima occluding venous flow andprompting the development of venous thrombosis. We present the case of a 62 year-old-woma...


Caso Clínico

Coronary angioplasty of circumflex artery with anomalou...

The origin of the left circumflex coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva a rare coronary anomaly with a rate between 0.2% and 1.2%. It usually does not have any clinical repercussions and its diagnosis is often an incidental finding. However,it can be associated with myocardial ischemia and even sudden death, especially in young people while doing physical activity. Atherosclerotic ...


Carta del Presidente

Editorial letter

In February 2020, we found out about the existence of a new virus at the Chinese city of Wuhan that would probably cause a pandemic. Still, we could never imagine the world repercussion of this virus and the way we’d have to cope with it in our county. When back in March 20, 2020 mandatory social confinement was declared in our country, our lives changed overnight, and the only top...


 

 

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